Pink's Cocktail Party, Tarkin's Business & the Collapse of the Traditional Workplace

Saturday, September 25th 2010

Daniel H. Pink refers to the notion of "heuristic" and "algorithmic" activity in his book, Drive.

Heuristic activity is creative. Algorithmic activity is all about following a set of rules.

Mental Road Rules

Friday, September 24th 2010

Goddamn communists! Capitalist bigs! Greenies! Libertarians! Socialists!

Nerd Gallows Humour

Thursday, September 23rd 2010

I was walking down a laneway. Tall, monolithic concrete buildings on either side, various service entrances and roller doors on either side. It was dusk, and there were red and green lights shining from a car park.

I heard a noise.

Rabbitoid Witchling

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010

Rabbitoid Witchling

Davros the Pacifist

Tuesday, September 21st 2010

One of the greatest moments in Bad Guy Lore. When Davros explains his philosphy to Doctor Who. Brought to use by the glorious Terrance Dicks.

What makes it great is that the Bad Guy, Davros, isn't just bad, he has a perfectly sensible philosopy informing his quest for Universe-domination. And it turns out Davros the Supervillain is a pacifist at heart.

Humloni the Ancient Bard of the Robo-Daemons

Monday, September 20th 2010

Humloni the Ancient Bard of the Robo-Daemons

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